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Learning Opportunity: Film Studies, Minor

Film Studies, Minor

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1. Knowledge and understanding
1.1. Students know the fundamentals of Cinema Studies.
1.2. Students have basic knowledge of methods, theories and concepts in Cinema Studies.
1.3. Students have a general overview of the history of Western cinema, and to some extent cinema from other parts of the world.
1.4. Students have learnt to address a specific field and/or period in cinema in a scholarly manner.

2. Practical skills
2.1. Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression.
2.2. Students can work independently and methodically on specific topics within Cinema Studies.
2.3. Students are able to use guidance and comments in order to enhance scholarly analysis of films.
2.4. Students are able to set goals, and devise and follow a work schedule in writing scholarly texts.

3. Theoretical skills
3.1. Students know the fundamentals of source evaluation and can use sources in their own investigations in the standard manner.
3.2. Students have an understanding of theoretical texts and can exploit them in their work.
3.3. Students can exploit the fundamental principles of Cinema Studies in their analysis and essay writing.
3.4. Students have gained proficiency in examining films from a theoretical perspective.
3.5. Students have learnt to address films and other visual and textual media independently in scholarly essays.

4. Communication skills
4.1. Students demonstrate initiative and interest in their studies.
4.2. Students can work independently and in groups.
4.3. Students can express themselves clearly and methodically in discussions and in writing.
4.4. Students can explain basic subject matter within Cinema Studies in a public forum.

5. General learning skills
5.1. Students have acquired the necessary learning skills to be able to undertake further studies in Cinema Studies and related fields.
5.2. Students have gained the fundamentals of scientific analysis and independent working methods.

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